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From the Heart – June 2022

From the Heart – June 2022

From the Heart June 2022Message from the Co-Founders We hope you and your families are having a great summer. Operation BBQ Relief continues to participate in several events from coast to coast. These events are a great opportunity to practice our deployment...

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Operation BBQ Relief 2011-2022

Operation BBQ Relief 2011-2022

Operation BBQ Relief Co-Founders Stan Hays and Will Cleaver highlight what inspired them to start the organization in 2011 and the impact across the country today.

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From the Heart – May 2022

From the Heart – May 2022

From the Heart May 2022Message from the Co-Founders Operation BBQ Relief served our first meals 11 years ago on May 24, 2011.  Since those first meals, Operation BBQ Relief has served 9.6 million more meals since 2011. We want to convey many, many  thanks, gratitude,...

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Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh, North Carolina

Operation BBQ Relief teamed up with North Carolina Fallen Firefighters Foundation and  Smokey Dave's BBQ to serve 200 meals to the families of fallen firefighters from the state of North Carolina.  We are honored to serve those who serve us and their families. 

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From the Heart – April 2022

From the Heart – April 2022

From the Heart April 2022 Message from the Co-Founders Volunteers are the heart and soul of Operation BBQ Relief. Operation BBQ Relief sends our gratitude to over 14,000 volunteers who have helped serve the one hot meal that matters.  We continued to be inspired by...

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Kingsport, TN / 2022

Kingsport, TN / 2022

"To say the last few days were amazing is an understatement. The entire Operation BBQ Relief staff and volunteers along with Certified Angus Beef ® brand Chef Michael Ollier shared so much BBQ knowledge with first responders from throughout the region. Our Pit Master,...

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